Mikkey Dee, le batteur de MOTORHEAD, rejoindra SCORPIONS pour la tournée américaine de 12 dates du groupe prévue en mai 2016. Le batteur attitré du groupe, James Kottak, est en pause pour des raisons médicales.
« Iconic rockers SCORPIONS will hit the road in May for twelve North American headlining dates with Mikkey Dee formerly of Motörhead sitting in on drums for James Kottak, announced today. Kottak is currently on break while he seeks medical attention. Swedish-born Mikkey Dee joined Motörhead in 1992 and is well-respected among the rock and metal community. SCORPIONS singer Klaus Meine states “we would like to continue our Return to Forever tour with James, but we have to realize that his health is priority. We wish James a speedy recovery and he will be back to Rock with us very soon! We look forward to seeing all our fans this month.”